The Mullaiperiyar Dispute : Actual intentions and Solutions (Part 4)

The Mullaiperiyar Dispute : Actual intentions and Solutions (Part 4)

A huge trust deficit has developed between the two states over the course of decades vis a vis the Mullaiperiyar dam dispute. This has been accentuated by the allegations and counter-allegations traded across the borders in the recent times. The trust deficit has paved way for further questions being raised […]

 

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    We had earlier discussed inter-state relations between Kerala and Tamil  Nadu, particularly those concerning water disputes as precursor to studying the Mullaiperiyar dam dispite. Later, we looked at the genesis of the Mullaiperiyar conflict and also its evolution over the last 20-30 years.  You may read the earlier posts here: […]

     
  • The Mullaiperiyar dispute – A saga of Committees (Part 2)

    The Mullaiperiyar dispute – A saga of Committees (Part 2)

    Read Part 1 one here SC appointed expert committee along with help of other central agencies like Central Materials Research and Soil station conducted tests and studies and submitted its report in 2001. At the time the expert committee submitted its report to SC in 2001, an organization by name Mullaperiyar Environmental […]

     
  • The Mullaiperiyar dispute – a relook (Part 1)

    The Mullaiperiyar dispute – a relook (Part 1)

    If one looks at it dispassionately, the southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu have actually had an excellent relationship with regard to water sharing when compared to the fractious relations between other southern states on water resources. And in Andhra intra-state faultlines  runs deep on question of water sharing and played a significant role […]

     
  • Polls 2011: What happened in Kerala?

    Polls 2011: What happened in Kerala?

    The 2011 Assembly Election of Kerala has been one hell of a roller coaster ride against the usual trend in Kerala politics. Traditionally, the people of Kerala always voted for an alternative government very decisively every five years irrespective of their performance in government during the last three decades. While […]